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Skip to comments.Cleveland police chase and shooting portrayed as chaotic scene by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine
Posted on 02/06/2013 8:19:10 AM PST by BenLurkin
CLEVELAND, Ohio A November car chase ended in a "full blown-out" firefight, with glass and bullets flying, according to Cleveland police officers who described for investigators the chaotic scene at the end of the deadly 25-minute pursuit.
But when the smoky haze -- caused by rapid fire of nearly 140 bullets in less than 30 seconds -- dissipated, it soon became clear that more than a dozen officers had been firing at one another across a middle school parking lot in East Cleveland.
City officials have already expanded the timeline for their investigation after learning that more than 115 officers, a third of the force on the road that night, were involved.
Despite varying levels of experience, all 13 officers who fired their guns -- and many who did not -- told investigators they thought deadly force was needed to stop a violent encounter with two suspects who they believed were armed.
(Excerpt) Read more at cleveland.com ...
And these people want civilians disarmed.
Whatever happened to “Be sure of your target and what’s behind it.”...?
Shouldn’t this count as a school shooting?
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